Foreign Policy asks 10 of the world’s top thinkers to name the unlikely team that can best guide No. 44 through the turbulent years ahead (and choose your own Dream Team); they told us to overlook the abuses because Guantanamo housed “the worst of the worst”, but new statistics prove that the vast majority of prisoners detained there never posed any real risk to America at all; and here's the 2008 Global Cities Index. A criminally insane system: Forget the sensational headlines about the mentally ill — the truth is in the alternative media. A review of Emily Post: Daughter of the Gilded Age, Mistress of American Manners by Laura Claridge. Harvard Law is on the rise again — and shaking up the American legal world. From Esquire, a look at the 10 best and 10 worst members of Congress. From New York, a series of articles on the manic-depressive economy; a look at who Hank Paulson hired to run the nationalized financial system; an interview with Paul Krugman; and Howard Wolfson once bled Clinton blue — so what is he doing spinning for Obama on America’s reddest TV network? Working for the working-class vote: Will gun-toting, churchgoing white guys pull the lever for Barack Obama? Mark Schmitt on populism without pitchforks: Obama's inclusive, quiet tone has given liberals a new language of ethics.

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